Example sentences for: deaf

How can you use “deaf” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Shatz alleges that "anti-Semitism permeated Nazi ideology, and Finkelstein is deaf to its nuances."

  • The scandal over deaf Mexican slaves widened.

  • My hosts were always calm and kind in putting up with the odd foreigner who was bound to find larger signals gross and yet to miss nuances altogether, coming across as deaf, dumb, and functionally illiterate.

  • Assorted police goons--among them the dependable heavy Frank Vincent and the blue-eyed, blankly malevolent Robert Patrick, the lethal shape-shifter of Terminator 2: Judgment Day --let the sheriff know he'd better turn his deaf ear on Ray's chicanery.

  • First, police found 57 deaf Mexicans in "virtual slavery" in Queens ( New York Times ); then similar rackets were busted in North Carolina and Chicago.

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